glyco-


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glyco-

or glyc-
pref.
1. Sugar: glycoprotein.
2. Glycogen: glycogenesis.

[From Greek glukus, sweet.]

glyco-

or before a vowel

glyc-

combining form
indicating sugar: glycogen.
[from Greek glukus sweet]

glyco-

a combining form meaning “a sugar,” “compound containing or yielding a sugar”: glycolipid.
Compare gluco-.
[< Greek glykýs sweet]
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